Senior Department of Commerce Official Will Lead Trade Delegation to Ghana
Accra, Ghana – U.S. Embassy Ghana, U.S. Commercial Service, the American Chamber of Commerce in Ghana (AmCham), the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Embassy of Ghana in Washington, D.C. will co-host the U.S. – Ghana Business Expo on August 10-11, 2023 at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra. The event will prioritize opportunities to form new partnerships between U.S. and Ghanaian companies.
“Last year, our bilateral trade in goods totaled $3.7 billion and our bilateral trade in services is growing as well. Our trade relationship and the more than 100 American companies active in the Ghanaian market support jobs and economic prosperity on both sides of the Atlantic. We look forward to the many new business relationships and connections the U.S.-Ghana Business Expo will generate,” said U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Virginia E. Palmer.
The Expo trade pavilion will feature more than 40 companies. It will showcase visiting U.S. companies and trade associations, American Chamber of Commerce member companies, and local companies from various industries. The trade pavilion will be open to the public throughout the day on August 10 and 11.
As part of the U.S. – Ghana Business Expo, the U.S. Department of Commerce will lead a Global Diversity Export Initiative (GDEI) trade delegation that includes 19 companies and six trade associations, including the National Black Chamber of Commerce, the National Business League, U.S. Black Chambers Inc., Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development and the Organization for Women in International Trade. The GDEI delegation represents diverse communities and industries from across the United States with a focus on the information and communications technology, consumer goods, and automotive sectors. For more information about the GDEI companies and how to arrange business matchmaking meetings with them, please see: https://bit.ly/GDEI-Companies.
Under the theme Leveraging U.S. – Ghana Trade Relations for Growth and Prosperity, the U.S. – Ghana Business Expo will feature panels on “Sustainable Business Climate in Ghana: Fostering Growth and Prosperity” and “Strengthening Diasporan Relations: Catalyst to Promote U.S.-Ghana Trade,” and keynote addresses from Senior Government of Ghana and U.S. officials.
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